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The Resource Exploring the universe : the universe-- mysteries and marvels

Exploring the universe : the universe-- mysteries and marvels

Label
Exploring the universe : the universe-- mysteries and marvels
Title
Exploring the universe
Title remainder
the universe-- mysteries and marvels
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An introduction to unusual objects and phenomena in the universe. Includes diagrams, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"
Member of
Dewey number
520
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hankin, Rebecca
  • World Book, Inc
Series statement
Explore the universe
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cosmology
  • Astronomy
  • Galaxies
  • Solar system
  • Outer space
  • Universe
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Exploring the universe : the universe-- mysteries and marvels
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 62) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • What was the big bang?
  • What existed before the big bang?
  • What is the cosmic background radiation?
  • Is the universe expanding?
  • What is the universe expanding into?
  • What are high-energy cosmic rays?
  • Focus on: gamma-ray bursts: outshining the universe
  • What is dark energy?
  • Where did matter come from?
  • What is dark matter?
  • How big is the universe?
  • What do we know about black holes?
  • What are micro black holes?
  • Are there planets orbiting stars besides the sun?
  • Is there life in other parts of the universe?
  • Focus on: the universe's largest magnets
  • Could the universe be made of strings?
  • Could there be universes besides our own?
  • What is time?
  • Is time travel possible?
  • Where is the solar system in the universe?
  • What is the observable universe?
  • How far into the universe can we see without a telescope?
  • Why is it dark in space?
  • How does light travel through the universe?
  • Focus on: hungry cores
  • Is space a total vacuum?
Control code
sky285038069
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
64 p.
Isbn
9780716624813
Isbn Type
(set)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
jtv 01/17
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
Label
Exploring the universe : the universe-- mysteries and marvels
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 62) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • What was the big bang?
  • What existed before the big bang?
  • What is the cosmic background radiation?
  • Is the universe expanding?
  • What is the universe expanding into?
  • What are high-energy cosmic rays?
  • Focus on: gamma-ray bursts: outshining the universe
  • What is dark energy?
  • Where did matter come from?
  • What is dark matter?
  • How big is the universe?
  • What do we know about black holes?
  • What are micro black holes?
  • Are there planets orbiting stars besides the sun?
  • Is there life in other parts of the universe?
  • Focus on: the universe's largest magnets
  • Could the universe be made of strings?
  • Could there be universes besides our own?
  • What is time?
  • Is time travel possible?
  • Where is the solar system in the universe?
  • What is the observable universe?
  • How far into the universe can we see without a telescope?
  • Why is it dark in space?
  • How does light travel through the universe?
  • Focus on: hungry cores
  • Is space a total vacuum?
Control code
sky285038069
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
64 p.
Isbn
9780716624813
Isbn Type
(set)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
jtv 01/17
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps

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